Public Safety Administration-Emergency & Fire Management Certificate
Pathway Description: The Public Safety Administration curriculum is designed to provide students, as well as practitioners, with knowledge and skills in the technical, managerial, and administrative areas necessary for entrance or advancement within various public safety and government organizations.
Course work in diverse subject areas includes public safety administration and education, interagency operations, crisis leadership, government and agency financial management, professional standards, incident management, administrative law, and supervision, while providing a streamlined pathway that recognizes the value of previously earned skillsets and credentials within the public safety sector.
Employment opportunities exist with fire or police departments, emergency management organizations, governmental agencies, industrial firms, correctional facilities, private industries, insurance organizations, educational organizations, security and protective organizations, and through self-employment opportunities.
This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain a Certificate in Public Safety Administration with an emphasis in Emergency & Fire Management.
The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y C55480P1)
NC CIP: 43.9999
Day and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2022
|Course||Course Title||Class Hours||Lab/Shop Hours||Clinical/WBL Hours||Credit Hours|
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3||0||0||3|
|EPT 140||Emergency Management||3||0||0||3|
|FIP 152||Fire Protection Law||3||0||0||3|
|FIP 276||Managing Fire Services||3||0||0||3|
|PAD 151||Intro to Public Admin||3||0||0||3|
Class Hours: 15
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15
Total Credit Hours: 15
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
- : Global Distinction
- : Requisite(s)
2022FA – New CertificateC55480FM